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May 30 at 7pm
Poets young and old, from across the world, come together to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the First International Poetry Incarnation, which saw over seven thousand people pack the Royal Albert Hall to witness the birth of the 60’s counterculture and of spoken word as we know it today.
The evening will be hosted by Dan Cockrill, with poetry greats including Michael Horovitz, Patience Agbabi, Francesca Beard, Steven Berkoff, Malika Booker, Eleanor Bron, Pete Brown, John Cooper Clarke, Salena Godden, John Hegley, Adam Horovitz, Libby Houston, Cecilia Knapp, Elvis McGonagall, Kei Miller, poets from Jack White’s Third Man Books and the William Blake Klezmatrix Band featuring Vanessa Vie, Gwyneth Herbert, Annie Whitehead and Peter Lemer.
Tickets are £15 + booking fee. More info.
Poetry Olympics needs storage space!
Torchbearer Michael Horovitz is urgently seeking affordably rented storage/studio space in/within a few miles of Notting Hill Gate, Bayswater and Ladbroke Grove areas. Even poetry, art and music productions are on offer as part payment. If you know of available space, please send details from the Contact page.